Pharoahe Monch & Jean Grae @ Brooklyn Bowl – 5.10.11

Tuesday night, the masses descended upon Williamsburg to Brooklyn Bowl to bask in the aura of some of hip hop’s finest artists (OK, I was feeling myself a little with that intro…) Pharoahe Monch and Jean Grae were the headliners; unfortunately, I wasn’t able to make it in time to catch the opening acts, such … Continue reading

Pharoahe Monch – “Clap (One Day)” (Extended Video)

I attended Pharoahe Monch’s listening event for his upcoming album, “W.A.R.” (We Are Renegades) a couple of weeks ago, and aside from getting to hear all the tracks on the album (which will be released on March 22), we were treated to visuals for one of the songs, “Clap (One Day)”… POWERFUL. That’s the only … Continue reading

Pharoahe Monch @ Queensbridge Park – 7.21.10

Summer concerts are awesome…most of the time they’re free. Queens residents and us subway travelers got quite a show when Pharoahe Monch, backed by Melamachinko, Shotyme and DJ Boogie Blind performed at Queensbridge Park last week. DJ Hard Hittin Harry took on a musical tour of some of Queens’ well-known products. Enjoy the photos! Shouts … Continue reading

Styles P @ Highline Ballroom – 2.1.10

I wasn’t even going to go to Highline Ballroom Monday night, but my partner-in-crime Natty Night convinced me to come out… I already knew it was going to be one of those nights when this guy tried to pick me up while I was walking down the block to the venue; he even had the … Continue reading

Show/Event Picks of the Week – 10.26.09

And we’re back at it again… CMJ Week was bananas, and there was NO WAY I could’ve covered every show that went down. But I did get some photos from some cool showcases, and became a new fan of many an artist. Photos coming soon! Here’s the rundown for this week. As I’ve said in … Continue reading

Questlove @ Sutra – 8.13.09

It seems that whenever something Obama-related goes down, Questlove of the Legendary Roots Crew is there to help us celebrate at Sutra…and the tradition continued last night. This time the occasion was the screening of the HBO documentary “By the People: The Election of Barack Obama” at the Landmark Sunshine Theater on Houston St., just … Continue reading